As Canadians, we are well aware that we are sleeping next to an elephant, and that the choices made by the American president have broad implications not only for Canada but for rest of the world.
Much to the chagrin of many conscientious Canadians, the implications of a changing climate were off the radar in the American election before Hurricane Sandy swept in. The topic was not raised even once during the 2012 U.S. presidential debates. You would think it would be a no brainer to talk about this issue, given that the United Nations has called climate change "the single biggest threat facing humanity today."
A new poll has found Canadians prefer Barack Obama to Mitt Romney by a seven-to-one margin. The Angus Reid survey is just one of a series of recent polls to find that were Obama facing Canadian voter...
The presidential debate triggered flashbacks for me to February 8, 1989. Let me explain. That night, decades ago, another battle that then appeared to be of epic importance took place: a televised debate at Western University between psychology professor Philippe Rushton and David Suzuki.
With Santorum gone, the real campaign for president can begin. Reality is that the 2012 presidential campaign is going to pit two candidates against each other, both of whom have higher disapproval ratings among the public than they have favourable ones.
This stuff that Mitt Romney doesn't "relate" to ordinary people is a smokescreen. What presidential candidate is mindful of ordinary folk? They're all millionaires. Romney's appealing virtue is that he's not a Washington insider -- not part of the Beltway cabal who exist on taxpayers' money.